1. Joey Barton Attacks Newcastle United Legend on Twitter

    Well, well, isn't former Newcastle United midfielder Joey Barton just the pinnacle of human class and enlightenment? After his sending-off for elbowing Carlos Tevez during Queens ...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 2 years ago 9,327 reads 9 comments

  2. Newcastle United Face a Stern but Winnable Test Against Everton

    Newcastle United took on Manchester City in the hopes of capitalising on points dropped by Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur ...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 2 years ago 461 reads 3 comments

  3. Super Rugby 2012: 4 Teams Guaranteed to Lose in Round 12

    Super Rugby Round 12 features must-win games, potential upsets and what could be some close contests. Last week, the Hurricanes and Sharks both got themselves back into the playoff discussion with wins...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 2 years ago 294 reads 2 comments

  4. Terrell Suggs' Injury Is a Blessing in Disguise for the Baltimore Ravens

    Star defender Terrell Suggs is hurt, probably out for the season. The cause is said to either be a basketball game or preseason workout...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 2 years ago 1,590 reads 6 comments

  5. Super Rugby 2012: 4 Teams Guaranteed to Lose in Round 11

    Despite last week's on-field action, the defining moment was Will Genia's shocking decision to head over to the Western Force, before later changing his mind and announcing his intentions to re-sign...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 2 years ago 181 reads 1 comments

  6. Champions League Race for England Heats Up, as Do Newcastle United

    A week after being stunned 4-0 by Wigan, Newcastle United have once again been stunned: this time at Stamford Bridge. Entering as $6.50 underdogs, the Magpies came out firing as a Papiss Cisse brace navigated a shock 2-0 victory over Chelsea ...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 2 years ago 568 reads 4 comments

  7. Super Rugby 2012: 4 Teams Guaranteed to Lose in Round 10

    Well, well, well. How about those Crusaders? They're a team that's just been continuing to get better and will continue to do so, barring injuries...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 2 years ago 253 reads 0 comments

  8. Newcastle United Stars Align, but Must Treat It as a Loss Before Wigan Clash

    The last 24 hours have been a dream of Inception -like proportions for Newcastle United fans. First Chelsea and Arsenal played out a 0-0 draw, in which Theo Walcott sustained a season-ending hamstring injury ...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 2 years ago 1,431 reads 6 comments

  9. Super Rugby 2012: 4 Teams Guaranteed to Lose in Round 9

    Last week the Crusaders continued their upward trend and are finally beginning to send their ship towards a playoff berth...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 2 years ago 333 reads 5 comments

  10. Super Rugby 2012: 4 Teams Guaranteed to Lose in Round 8

    The Reds may finally have turned their season around. Their 20-13 win over the Brumbies now gives them a small amount of momentum heading into the bye week. In saying that, the game of the week was the Highlanders playing host to the Stormers...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 2 years ago 305 reads 1 comments

  11. Newcastle United Odds-on Favorites for European Football: As They Need to Be

    Maybe, as a Newcastle fan, I've just been conditioned to expect disappointment. It would certainly be a case that holds weight...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 2 years ago 1,839 reads 5 comments

  12. Super Rugby 2012: 4 Teams Guaranteed to Lose in Round 7

    Last week the Stormers cemented their spot at the top of the table, but now face a trip to New Zealand and Australia. Meanwhile, if the Reds want to win back-to-back titles, they need to seriously lift their game...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 2 years ago 141 reads 4 comments

  13. Super Rugby 2012: 4 Teams Guaranteed to Lose in Round 6

    The big story of Round 5 was the Reds' encounter with the Bulls. There is no other way to put it—they were pulverised by any definition...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 2 years ago 247 reads 0 comments

  14. Super Rugby 2012: 4 Teams Guaranteed to Lose in Round 5

    Last week, my Hurricanes got brought back down by the Highlanders, who managed to keep up their winning ways. The Stormers continued to look good, and the Waratahs were stunned by the Force, who picked up after being trounced the week before...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 2 years ago 316 reads 1 comments

  15. Super Rugby 2012: 4 Teams Guaranteed to Lose in Round 4

    Put simply, last week belonged to the New Zealand teams. After opening as favourites, the Hurricanes demonstrated why on their way to blowing up the score to 46-19 against the Force...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 2 years ago 344 reads 0 comments

  16. Super Rugby 2012: 4 Teams Guaranteed to Lose in Round 3

    This week's column is a bit late, and I do apologise for that. Last week I went two from four, as the Chiefs came out and dominated the Blues' pack in rain-soaked Hamilton and the Stormers edged out the Sharks...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 2 years ago 374 reads 1 comments

  17. Super Rugby 2012: 4 Teams Guaranteed to Lose in Round 2

    Last week I went 4-4 in my guarantees. The Hurricanes put up a bigger fight than anyone predicted, the Chiefs struggled against a superior pack, the Brumbies were perhaps lucky to ...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 2 years ago 421 reads 3 comments

  18. Newcastle United vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers: Match Preview and Predictions

    When Newcastle United play host to Wolves this weekend, they do so hoping to win four home games in a row for the first time since 2007, and also to gain the full three points to keep on pace with Arsenal and Chelsea for fourth spot...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 2 years ago 808 reads 0 comments

  19. Super Rugby 2012: 4 Teams Guaranteed to Lose in Round 1

    The Rugby World Cup is now long since over and a brand new season of Super Rugby is about to kick off. For a column this year, I thought I'd borrow* an idea from Bleacher Report's own NFL section...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 2 years ago 541 reads 1 comments

  20. Billy Cundiff: An Open Letter to the Baltimore Ravens' Latest Scapegoat

    Mr. Cundiff Sir, You don't know who I am, and I don't expect you to know. I am just another Baltimore Ravens fan currently going through the phases after today's heartbreaking 23-20 loss to the New England Patriots ...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about over 2 years ago 5,970 reads 4 comments

  21. 4 Positives Newcastle United Can Take from Their Defeat to Manchester City

    Well, it had to end some time. After a fairytale start, Newcastle United 's unbeaten run has come to an end at 11. After a strong defensive performance early on, Manchester City 's attack were simply too good and powered to a deserved 3-1 victory...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about almost 3 years ago 1,175 reads 2 comments

  22. Rugby World Cup: What the Wallabies Must Do to Beat the Springboks in Wellington

    After coming to New Zealand on optimistic terms after winning their first Tri Nations title in 10 years, the Australian World Cup squad now faces the somewhat inglorious prospect of a quarterfinal elimination against the Springboks...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about almost 3 years ago 230 reads 1 comments

  23. Observations on Newcastle United's Fixture Against Queens Park Rangers

    Today Newcastle United were treated to a taste of what life will be like without controversial playmaker Joey Barton . In saying that, said taster was against Barton's new club, Queens Park Rangers , away at Loftus Road...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about 3 years ago 473 reads 1 comments

  24. Rating the 5 Major Rugby World Cup Contenders After Their First Fixtures

    Yes, it's an early stage to read into how the biggest contenders are looking in their respective quests to add the Webb Ellis Cup to their cabinet. And it may also seem like a big presumption that there are five serious contenders for the tournament...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about 3 years ago 556 reads 1 comments

  25. Rating Newcastle United's Performance During the Transfer Window

    After a frenzy of media rumors and panic-induced haggling that would put even Wall Street's brokers to shame, the transfer window has finally come to a close...

    Stephen Gillam Written by Stephen Gillam about 3 years ago 1,568 reads 7 comments